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  • October 22, 2019 22 Oct'19

    Attacker hit VPN firm Avast through its VPN

    Avast has published details of how attackers attempted to gain access to its network over a five month period

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  • October 22, 2019 22 Oct'19

    Assessing the aftermath of Apple’s abortive effort to build its Irish datacentre

    The site Apple had earmarked as a prime location for one of its first non-US datacentres is up for sale, but what will become of the site and the community that supported the tech giant through its four-year battle to get the server farm built?

  • October 22, 2019 22 Oct'19

    Over-30s tend to do better at cyber security than younger colleagues

    Attitudes to workplace cyber security differ by age group, but not in the way one might imagine, according to a new study by NTT Security

  • October 22, 2019 22 Oct'19

    APAC spending on AI systems to hit $6.2bn in 2019

    Led by China and organisations in the banking industry, APAC spending on artificial intelligence is set to grow by almost 64% this year, according to IDC

  • October 21, 2019 21 Oct'19

    European companies hold back outsourcing amid recession fears

    Total outsourcing in Europe plummeted in the third quarter this year, compared with the previous three months

  • October 21, 2019 21 Oct'19

    Equifax lawsuit offers more evidence against passwords

    Equifax’s internal security policies were a mess and directly led to one of the largest recorded data breaches in history, according to a lawsuit, demonstrating fundamental insecurities inherent in the use of passwords